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Obama: North Korea Nuclear Test Demands 'Serious Consequences'
North Korea confirmed its fifth nuclear test explosion early Friday, its largest yet, and another provocation that brought instant condemnation from the country's neighbors and a call from President Obama for "serious consequences." Pyongyang also said it made strides that could bring it closer to
Republican National Convention 2016: Fact-Checking Donald Trump and Other Speakers
Donald Trump took to the stage at the Republican National Convention Thursday night and offered a stinging indictment of his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton as well as the legacy of the Obama administration. He made several claims about both, so ABC News decided to fact-check them, as well as the
Iran Nuclear Deal Fragile but Working, State Department Says
It has been one year since the world's major powers announced a historic deal brokered with Iran in the hopes of temporarily nixing the country's pathway to making a nuclear bomb, while also relieving some of the tough economic sanctions levied by the United States and United Nations after an
Chernobyl 30 Years Later: Those Who Live in Its Shadow Still Suffer
In the days before the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster today, workers hurriedly filled in pot holes and painted lines on the decrepit road to the destroyed nuclear station. They were getting ready for a visit by Ukraine’s president and memorial ceremonies at the site to mark the
Washington Post Journalist Jason Rezaian, 4 Other Americans Freed by Iran
Five U.S. citizens detained in Iran, including Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian , were freed Saturday, the same day sanctions against Tehran as part the deal reached over the country's nuclear program. The Americans released were Rezaian, former Marine Amir Hekmati, Saeed Abedini, Nosratollah
Iran Nuclear Deal: Milestone in Sight, Officials Say
The United States and Iran are within days, possibly even hours, of completing the next critical phase of the landmark international nuclear deal , State Department officials say, a step known as “Implementation Day.” That’s when Iran can verify with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
North Korea's Kim Jong Un Shown Allegedly Signing Bomb Test Authorization
North Korean government officials are touting their allegedly successful test of a hydrogen bomb and have released what they say is a photo of their "Dear leader" authorizing the move. State-run media released a photo purportedly taken in December when Kim Jong Un authorized the test of the bomb.
CIA Confident It Would Catch Iran Cheating on Nuclear Deal
The number two man at the CIA said today he has a "high degree of confidence" that if Iran cheats on the newly-signed, controversial nuclear deal , the U.S. intelligence community would catch them in the act. "Our assessment of the provisions that are in the JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of
John Kerry on Iran Nuke Deal: 'There's an Obvious Lack of Trust'
U.S Secretary of State John Kerry talks one-on-one with ABC News' Terry Moran about the Iranian deal reached in Vienna.